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Lot 3465: Engraved W & C Scott Crown Double Barrel 28 Gauge Shotgun

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Engraved W & C Scott Crown Double Barrel 28 Gauge Shotgun with Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Engraved W & C Scott Crown Double Barrel 28 Gauge Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Scott W C
Model: SxS
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 28
Barrel: 25 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 629
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 252
Class: Modern Long Gun

Proofed at the Birmingham proof house in 1982. Blued steel barrels with single steel bead sight on the smooth, concave solid rib, "W. & C. SCOTT. GUNMAKERS." and "BIRMINGHAM ENGLAND" on the right and left barrels respectively, chokes measured at modified/full, and 2 3/4 inch chambers with ejectors. The boxlock receiver shows fine scrollwork with "W. & C. SCOTT" on either side and "CROWN" on the underside. The action also features double triggers and automatic tang mounted safety. Abercrombie & Fitch import marking under the forearm. Nicely figured, multi-point checkered splinter forend with Anson button release and engraved fittings and straight grip stock with tear drop carved flats, blank inscription oval, and checkered bare butt. Includes a canvas bound takedown case with W & C trade label, cleaning tools, two nickel snap caps, and a nickel oiler. Stock measurements: 1 3/8 inch drop at comb; 2 5/16 inch drop at heel; 14 3/4 inch length of pull; cast-off; weight 5 lbs 6 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue and casehardened finishes, minor handling evidence, a few scattered minor scratches in the wood, and sharp checkering on the wood. The case is very fine with some light storage type evidence. Mechanically excellent.

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